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Peyton Manning is on pace for 64 touchdowns, which is not a typographical error but really sounds like it should be. He's leading the Broncos to a pace that could lead to an awful lot of shattered records and shows no signs of slowing down. The list of QBs who've thrown for 40 or more in a season is short, and Manning could blow them all away. Can you name every quarterback on that list?

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Yankee Stadium said goodbye to Mariano Rivera in an emotional scene Thursday night. Rivera was pulled from the game by longtime teammates Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte and received a standing ovation commensurate with his status as the greatest closer ever. Rivera is on top of the career saves list, but can you name the closers he passed on his way there?

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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is reportedly set to announce his retirement at the end of the 2013 season. The Yankees legend enters the season as MLB's all-time saves leader. But is the five-time world champion your pick as the greatest closer ever? Click on the images to set your rankings of baseball's best ninth-inning weapons.

Best closers ever

Dennis Eckersley

Dennis Eckersley

390 career saves

Rollie Fingers

Rollie Fingers

341 career saves

John Franco

John Franco

424 career saves

Eric Gagne

Eric Gagne

187 career saves

Goose Gossage

Goose Gossage

310 career saves

Trevor Hoffman

Trevor Hoffman

601 career saves

Troy Percival

Troy Percival

358 career saves

Dan Quisenberry

Dan Quisenberry

244 career saves

Francisco Rodriguez

Francisco Rodriguez

294 career saves

Jeff Reardon

Jeff Reardon

367 career saves

Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera

608 career saves

Lee Smith

Lee Smith

478 career saves

Bruce Sutter

Bruce Sutter

300 career saves

Billy Wagner

Billy Wagner

422 career saves

Hoyt Wilhelm

Hoyt Wilhelm

227 career saves

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